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American Libraries

The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.

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North Central High School
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Opening in 1956, North Central High School was built to serve the needs of students in Washington Township, becoming the local high school for a rapidly growing population north of Indianapolis.
McCann Technical School
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Books contributed by McCann Technical School .
INPUT iCenter
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See www.inputicenter.com for more information.
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The goal of the University of Florida's Retrospective Dissertation Scanning project is to build a digital collection of approximately 8,000 dissertations written by PhD graduates of the University of Florida from 1934-2006. This page is the portal to the UF dissertations scanned and made available via the Internet Archive up to this point. In 2000 the University of Florida began requiring theses and dissertations in a digital format, and by 2006 all thesis and dissertations being submitted by...
The Trustees of Reservations
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Books contributed by The Trustees of Reservations .
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
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Pittsburgh Theological Seminary is a graduate professional institution of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A). Formed by the mergers of several Presbyterian seminaries, the earliest dating from 1794, the Seminary campus is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Clifford E. Barbour Library at PTS houses a collection of more than 400,000 cataloged items, mainly in Protestant theology and Biblical studies. Specialized holdings include works in the Presbyterian and Reformed tradition, particularly in...
Tripledeckers
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State Transportation Library of Massachusetts
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Books contributed by the State Transportation Library of Massachusetts. .
Mark Graham's Library
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Collection of personal books.
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Books contributed by the Mount Wachusett Community College, LaChance Library
Conservative Mennonite Conference
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3,451
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Kansas State University Yearbooks
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129
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469,872
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Kansas State University Yearbooks 1891 and on.
Swarthmore College Library
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154,712
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The first Swarthmore College annual was published in 1883 by the Eunomian Literary Society. Aptly named “The Eunomian,” the volume contained 112 pages of poetry, silly prose, lists of classes, teams, clubs, results of sporting events, statistics, and a history of the Class of 1883. It also included 28 additional pages of advertisements which contributed to a substantial profit the first year. The second attempt in putting out a yearbook was postponed until 1887, when The Halcyon was...
Middlebury College Catalogs
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A complete archive of Middlebury College course catalogs starting in 1804, from Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Topic: course catalogs
Franklin High School
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Books contributed by Franklin High School .
Boston Symphony Orchestra Archives
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This collection features Boston Symphony Orchestra concert programs relating to BSO performances at Symphony Hall from 1881-2011, BSO trip performances from 1889-1975, and BSO Tanglewood performances from 1946-2010.
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Duke University Libraries, Ottoman-Turkish Literature
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This collection includes the minutes of the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Commission (a body under the Worcester County Commissioners) from its inception in 1899 through 1967, when it was abolished, and the Wachusett Mountain State Reservation transferred to the Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forests and Parks. The 1920 to 1943 and 1962 to 1963 Minutes are missing, and there are other missing Minutes between 1944 and 1967. The minutes record actions taken by the...
Mondo 2000 History Project
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Welcome to the MONDO 2000 History Project archives. MONDO 2000 was the legendary “cyberculture” magazine that became a popular tech/counterculture flagship during the 1990s. The two main personages associated with MONDO 2000 were Ken Goffman aka R.U. Sirius and Alison Kennedy aka Queen Mu, although thousands — including several who were indispensible — participated in both the magazine and the cultural scene that surrounded it. Operating out of the San Francisco Bay Area, MONDO 2000’s...
BYU Map Collections
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This is a collection of maps, atlases, and gazetteers selected by university personnel and library patrons. The images cover multiple centuries, and initially originated from the Brigham Young University, Harold B. Lee Library, Special Collections, and Map Collection. Additional materials may be included from other collections and university departments, as time progresses. Wherever possible, maps have been georeferenced using ESRI ArcMap software, and include a World File for use in a GIS. The...
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A collection of materials from the Granite Falls Transportation and History Museum in Granite Falls, N.C.
Duke University Libraries, Divinity School
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Collection of Divinity School materials from Duke University Libraries
the Peninsula Library System collection
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The Peninsula Library System (PLS) is a consortium of 35 public and community college libraries working together to provide innovative and cost-effective service to their users. Founded in 1971, the system is funded primarily by member libraries. PLS also receives support from the state California Library Services Act funds, federal Library Services and Technology Act and local contracts for special services. Thanks to PLS leadership and the cooperation of its members, residents of San Mateo...
Topic: digital lending
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Music Special Collections include rare editions, manuscript scores, and music archives. The strengths of Music Special Collections are focused in harp music, viola music, popular American music of the twentieth century, opera, ballet and other dance music, early sheet music, hymnals, French chansons, and historical methods and treatises.
Arsenal Technical High School
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Tech, as Indianapolis residents know it, began not as a school but as a Civil War arsenal on 76 acres of wooded land east of Indianapolis in 1862. The Arsenal closed after the Spanish-American War and it was not until September 1912 that the multiple-building campus opened as Arsenal Technical High School .
Sunnyside News
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The Colorado Christian University Library contributions to the Internet Archive began with a nearly complete run of Grace and Truth, the official publication of the Denver Bible Institute, spanning from 1910 to 1913 (when publication ceased for a period) and from 1922 to 1947. Colorado Christian University also contributed yearbooks from our heritage institutions: Denver Bible College, Western Bible Institute, Western Bible College, Rockmont College, Colorado Christian College, Colorado Baptist...
New Bern-Craven County Public Library
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A collection of digitized materials from New Bern-Craven County Public Library.
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This collection contains items from the NYU medical archives, a division of the NYU Health Sciences Library. The Archives preserves institutional records of the NYU Langone Medical Center and the NYU School of Medicine as well as papers of distinguished NYU faculty and alumni.
Bradley University Library
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BRADLEY UNIVERSITY LIBRARY Bradley University is an independent, privately endowed, coeducational institution founded in 1897 as Bradley Polytechnic Institute by Lydia Moss Bradley as a memorial to her husband Tobias. Today, with an enrollment of over 6,000, Bradley offers more than 100 undergraduate majors and 14 graduate degrees in over 30 academic areas, including a doctor of physical therapy degree. Although the Bradley University Library primarily serves the needs of the University'...
Visitacion Valley Grapevine 1996 - 2011
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Visitacion Valley neighborhood newspaper published monthly from 1986 to 2011 at the Visitacion Valley Community Center. Some issues include articles in Chinese, Spanish, and Tagalog.
Western Friend
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Founded in 1929 by independent liberal Friends (Quakers) throughout the western United States, Western Friend (previously Friends Bulletin) has published a newsletter or magazine continually since its founding. Volumes from 1929 through 2008 are contained in this Internet Archive collection. More recent volumes are published on the Western Friend website.
Maynard Public Library
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Books contributed by Maynard Public Library .
Ohio State University Library
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The Ohio State University Libraries contributes public domain texts from its Reformatting Program to the Internet Archive. Texts are selected by the OSU Libraries Collection Managers, in consultation with the Preservation and Reformatting Department. Titles are drawn from all subject areas of the Libraries' collections. Texts no longer in copyright are available to all through the Internet Archive, and will be deposited to HathiTrust.
Topic: ohio state
East Mississippi Community College Libraries
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The East Mississippi Community College (EMCC) Libraries highlight their collection of yearbooks as the most prominent of their digitized items. Initially serving as Kemper County Agricultural High School since 1912, the college was established in Scooba, Mississippi, during 1927. The first yearbook East Mississippi Junior College published was in 1934.
Cambridge Public Library
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This collection contains materials from the Cambridge Room, the Cambridge Public Library's Archives and Special Collections. For users hoping to search for a keyword or name within a particular directory or item from Cambridge Public Library, Please access the 'Read Online' format and use the internal search function. Another alternative is to download the PDF file and search within that document. Material for this collection provided by Cambridge Public Library .
Mississippi Law Journal
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This collection includes all volumes of the Mississippi Law Journal dating from 1928 to the present.
Wartburg Trumpet
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The Wartburg Trumpet is a student run newspaper providing news, sports, opinions, features and other information for the Wartburg College campus. The Trumpet began publication in October 1935 and continues to be published throughout the academic year.
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The University of South Carolina Libraries is contributing unique content to the Internet Archive from its special collection libraries on the Columbia campus, including the South Caroliniana Library, the Irvin Department of Rare and Special Collections, the South Carolina Political Collections, the Music Library, and the Moving Image Research Collections. This is a small selection of the many digitized collections that can be found on USC Libraries Digital Collections site, the South Carolina...
Duke University Libraries, Jantz Collection
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The Jantz Collection at Duke Libraries
Lincoln College, McKinstry Library
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“ Lincoln College was established in 1865 to fill the need for an institution of higher learning in central Illinois.” Today, it has two campuses, one in Lincoln, Illinois, and one in Normal, Illinois. It supports Associate and Bachelor Degree programs, both for traditional and non-traditional students. Lincoln College’s mission is to “uniquely empower students to realize their full potential” (Lincoln College). The Lincoln College McKinstry Library , along with the Alumni Office and...
Indianapolis City Directory Collection
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City directories contain a wealth of information for genealogists, researchers, and everyday history enthusiasts. These books tell the story of our past by inclu ding names and information about residents as well as businesses in Indianapolis through the years. Inside you'll find addresses and occupations of householders, complete business directories, and much more. The Indianapolis City Directory Collection is a collaborative project of IUPUI University Library and The Indianapolis Public...
De Ster
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International Dutch Periodical from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. First published in June of 1896 in the Netherlands. Became an international Magazine in 1967. Name changed to Liahona in January 2000. Dutch title: De Ster. Maandelijksch Tijdshrift van de Heiligen der laatste Dagen. Flake, C. J. Mormon bibliography, 08440 General Conference Issues
sangamonvalleycollection
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This is the collection page for the Sangamon Valley Collection, Lincoln Library
Suffield CT High School Yearbooks
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Suffield High School 1060 Sheldon St, West Suffield, CT 06093 Founded in 1939. The Suffield CT Library had the yearbooks digitized for those alumni that may have lost their high school yearbook, for your enjoyment and as part of its efforts to preserve Suffield's documents for future generations.
The Instructor
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The Instructor was originally published as JUVENILE INSTRUCTOR , from 1866 to 1929. At first a children's magazine, it became the official publication of the SUNDAY SCHOOL of the Church in January 1901. As its pages gradually filled with articles on teaching methods and gospel subjects to be used by the several Church AUXILIARY ORGANIZATIONS, especially the Sunday School, its name was changed to The Instructor in November 1929, better to reflect its content. The Presidents of the Church were...
Mattapoisett Free Public Library
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Material for this collection was provided by Mattapoisett Free Public Library .
Barnard College
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Barnard College aims to provide the highest quality liberal arts education to promising and high-achieving young women, offering the unparalleled advantages of an outstanding residential college in partnership with a major research university. As a college for women, Barnard embraces its responsibility to address issues of gender in all of their complexity and urgency, and to help students achieve the personal strength that will enable them to meet the challenges they will encounter throughout...
Coast Guard Heritage Museum
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Books contributed by Coast Guard Heritage Museum .
West Bridgewater Public Library
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Books contributed by the West Bridgewater Public Library
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THE SALIS COLLECTION: ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, AND OTHER DRUGS In addition to many generous individuals who have contributed in multiple ways to the SALIS COLLECTION, SALIS also extends sincere thanks to the following funding partners:                                                ...
Topic: Addiction, Addictions, Alcohol, Alcoholism, Recovery, Substance Use Disorders, Treatment, Research,...
Barre Historical Society
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Books contributed by Barre Historical Society .
Millsaps College, Millsaps-Wilson Library
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Millsaps College is a private, liberal arts college located in Jackson, Mississippi, founded in 1890 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church. This digital collection exhibits the history of the college through student and alumni publications and course catalogs. All material is from the collection of Millsaps-Wilson Library. These works reflect the time of their creation and as such provide historical and cultural information. They may contain content that is no longer representative of...
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Realty Trust Review/Realty Stock Review was a semi-monthly (monthly from March 1970-June 1971) periodical created to provide company and industry analysis and investment advice to investors in shares of real estate investment trusts (REITs), a new asset class unfamiliar to stock market investors in the 1970s and 1980s. Published and copyrighted by Audit Investments, Inc. (previously Audit Investment Research, Inc. and Audit Publications, Inc.) a New Jersey corporation owned by Kenneth D....
Topics: Real Estate, Investing, REIT
Oak Lawn Independent
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16,183
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Material in this collection has been provided by the Oak Lawn Public Library Local History Unit.
Medieval and Early Renaissance Manuscripts
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The major part of this distinguished collection is comprised of religious and devotional texts, but there are also a number of secular and scientific titles. Many are superbly illuminated with exquisite miniatures illustrating the codices and single leaves. Some noteworthy volumes include a 10th-century Lectionary from the Benedictine Abbey of St. Allyre in Clermont, the earliest codex in New England; a Spanish Psalter consisting of 14 miniatures on vellum by Simon Bening, the most famous...
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This collection includes the student guidebooks (Puma Guides) of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
Pennsylvania County History Scrapbooks
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A 94 volume collection of Pennsylvania county histories in scrapbook format. Each scrapbook contains newspaper clippings from the 1800's that describe historical events of the founding and growth of each county.
Victorian Alliance of San Francisco
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Programs from the Victorian Alliance house tours.
BYU Student Newspapers
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This collection contains student newspapers published by Brigham Young University. Early student publications were generally established as journals, with the White and Blue making the transition to a newspaper format in the fall of 1920. Newspaper entries contain information on campus events, sports, university faculty, and student life. Articles on Utah and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are common, with later issues also incorporating national news topics.
Mug Books and Jail Registers
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This Center for Sacramento History collection consists of mug books, wanted bulletins, and jail registers from the Sacramento Police Department (SPD), and mug books from the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office. Also included are mug books from several other jursidictions and Folsom and San Quentin prisons, which SPD hand-copied. Other cities and states include San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Portland, San Jose, Stockton, and Nevada.
Topics: Mug books, Identification photographs, Criminals, Sacramento (Calif.). Police Department,...
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The 21st century will be defined by environmental challenges of unprecedented number and complexity and how society responds to them. The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry is at the forefront of confronting these challenges: educating tomorrow's leaders, opening new possibilities, and inspiring the public to engage in creating a better future. For more than a century, ESF has been unique among institutions of higher learning in its singular focus on environmental discovery,...
Anabaptist Mennonite Digital Library
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Anabaptist and Mennonite digital library materials
Southern Folklife Collection
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Materials relating to, or originating from the Southern Folklife Collection at Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Vermont Life Magazine
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Vermont Life magazine was a quarterly magazine, published by the State of Vermont, covering Vermont’s "people, places and culture." The state-owned magazine was founded in 1946 and ceased publication in the summer of 2018. Vermont Life was digitized from originals held by the State of Vermont, Middlebury College Special Collections, and the Dorothy Alling Memorial Library with funding support from the following: Davis Family Foundation, Middlebury College Friends of the Library,...
Topics: Vermont Life, magazine
Durham Technical Community College
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A collection of materials from Durham Technical Community College.
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This collection includes student, staff, and alumni events of Saint Joseph's College, Rensselaer, Indiana.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
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The yearbook, L'Acadien, has been published almost every year since 1912.
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CAS/PNNM's museum collections and archives contain natural history specimens, manuscript collections and institutional records, audio-visual collections, as well as cultural artifacts and artwork, which span from the 1830s to the present. These materials are a resource for researchers and the public about environments in the Midwest and across North America. Rooted in Chicago, Illinois, the Chicago Academy of Sciences was founded in 1857 and was the first science museum in Chicago. Through its...
Topics: Chicago Academy of Sciences, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Midwest, Prairie, Natural history,...
John Carter Brown Library - French Collection
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The French literature collection of the John Carter Brown Library is of particular interest to those interested in political, social, and intellectual history and in the literature of travel. In addition to accounts by writers such as Cartier, Champlain, Thevet, Hennepin, and Tonti, the collection is strong in translations of French works in other languages. Semi-legendary and imaginary voyages hold particular interest. The library also holds a substantial collection of laws, decrees, and...
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This selection of College of Nursing publications are from the collection of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) University Archives. These items document campus life, academics, curriculum, and student activities at MUSC, and in particular the College of Nursing, from 1946-1970. MEDICA is the digital library of the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. MEDICA promotes open access to scholarly information, while increasing access to rare and one-of-a-kind historical...
Grand Army of the Republic Museum
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Books contributed by the Grand Army of the Republic Museum .
Bloomfield Public Library Newspapers
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2,471
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Cleveland Public Library
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Cleveland Public Library
Enfield Connecticut School Yearbooks
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186
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72,879
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The Enfield Historical Society Inc had these yearbooks scanned and digitized at their expense for your enjoyment and as part of its efforts to preserve our Enfield historical documents for future generations.   Our goal is to have free access online to all of Enfield's school yearbooks for everyone to view at archive.org. We hope to include all high school yearbooks, junior high school yearbooks and any other Enfield school yearbooks when books are available and money is available to...